I'm livin' large at the Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds. I have a fun sapsucker video, but YouTube is being...difficult.

So, here's is your nasty story of the day (a note, don't have food in your mouth while you read this one). From the wacky Brits:

From io9:

"When the Z-Wars get ugly, you'll want a bird feeder made of real human ashes to keep those zombie birds distracted. Luckily, one of U.K. designer Nadine Jarvis' recent projects is this teardrop-shaped bird feeder made of real bird feed and human ashes. It's part of a larger project she's doing on the post-mortem world."

All at once: Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew! If you want to know more, click here.

And I know we're all gonna need a cleansing post after that, so check out the warblers that MN BirdNerd has been banding here and here.